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Electrical/Electronic Engineering BTEC Extended Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre

Course description

This course follows on from the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Electrical / Electronic to provide extended teaching for those who wish to bolster their credentials and improve their chances of employment working as electrical engineers or technicians within the manufacturing or maintenance sectors.

Course content

The units that will be studied may include:

- Three-phase Motors,
- Analogue Electronics,
- Further Electrical Principles,
- Further Mathematics,
- Electrical Installation

Entry requirements

Either 4 GCSE passes at Grade A/4 - C/4 to include Maths and Science, or a Level 2 Diploma in a relevant level 2 engineering programme at Merit or Distinction, also a good reference or latest school report and a successful interview.


Assessment is via course work and practical assignments.

Future opportunities

Students may study for the HNC/D awards or progress to university provided sufficient credits have been gained, alternatively employment in the field of electrical engineering is an equally viable option.

Further information

You will need to provide pens, paper and a calculator.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.

Last updated date: 09 November 2016
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